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Mahesh Babu and Murugadoss’s Spyder Pre Release Business crosses Rs 150 Cr

Mahesh Babu and Murugadoss’s Spyder Pre Release Business crosses Rs 150 Cr

This is the first time when Superstar Mahesh Babu collaborated AR Murugadoss for the spy thriller drama ‘Spyder’. Buoyed by the expanded market and widened reach of Telugu cinema post ‘Baahubali’ franchise, SPYder seems to have lived up to the expectations as far as pre-release business is concerned. According to the latest update, Spyder has already earned over Rs 150 Cr before its release. Apparently, around Rs 120 Cr was earned from the film’s theatrical rights across languages, the rest was earned through satellite and audio deals. Spyder has become 4th South Indian film to do 150 Cr Pre-Release Business including non-theatrical rights. Earlier SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali:The Beginning, Rajinikanth’s Kabali and Baahubali:The Conclusion, have achieved this feat.In the film Mahesh is playing an intelligence Bureau officer and Rakul Preet Singh as female lead.  Filmmaker and actor SJ Suryah plays the antagonist and the glimpse of his role in the teaser has already created quite a sensation.Popular dubbing artiste-cum-actor Ravi Shankar, younger brother of Sai Kumar, has dubbed for  SJ Suryah. SPYder has a crisp runtime of 2 hours and 20 minutes, 5 minutes extra for titles. The audio of Spyder will be released on 9th September and a Grand Pre-Release event  will be held on Sept 15th at Hyderabad. Spyder is slated to hit the theaters on 27th September.Areawise Pre-Release Business :Nizam           : Rs 23 CrCeded           : Rs 12 CrUA                : Rs 8.1 CrGuntur          : Rs 7.2 CrEast              : Rs 6 CrKrishna         : Rs 5.4 CrWest             : Rs 5.04 CrNellore          : Rs 2.9 CrAP and TS     : Rs 69.6 CrKarnataka     : Rs 10.80 CrKerala           : Rs 1.26 CrTN                : Rs 17 CrNorth            : Rs 1 CrOverseas       : Rs 23 CrWorldwide     : Rs 122.7 CrSatellite        : Rs 33 CrAudio            : Rs 2 CrTotal            : Rs 157.7 CrRelated LinksMahesh Babu doing favour to Pawan Kalyan and BalayyaCaste wars over Posters between Mahesh Babu and Pawan KalyanIs this trailer release date of Spyder
Samantha Ruth Prabhu unveils Rahul Ravindran’s Dhrushti title logo and first look

Samantha Ruth Prabhu unveils Rahul Ravindran’s Dhrushti title logo and first look

Rahul Ravindran’s next upcoming film has now gotten its title ‘Dhrushti‘.  According to the latest update, Samantha Ruth  Prabhu has unveiled the title logo and the first look on her official blogging handle on twitter page  today morning  and wished the unit all good luck for the film. She tweeted, “Wishing my good friend @23_rahulr the very best on his new film #Dhrushti directed by @RamAbbaraju . Super cool poster”. The first look is intriguing and interesting  It is already known that Samantha is close associate to Chinmayi, wife of Rahul. Earlier both Samantha and Rahul have also shared the screen space for ‘Moscowin Kavery’  which was disaster at the box office.Dhrushti is touted to be a thriller and Rahul will be featuring as the protagonist in the film, directed by Ram Abbaraju. The shoot of the film has been already wrapped up and currently it is in post production stage.Rahul Ravindran who made his own mark with the movies Andala Rakshasi, Pelli Pustakam, Galipatam, and Srimanthudu, is set to add another feather in his hat. Apart from action, Rahul is trying his luck in the field of direction. His debut as a director is to be with hero Sushanth, which will go on the floor either in  last week of October or the first week of November. As both Sushanth and Rahul Ravindran have already proved their talent in the field of acting, it is time to keep their marks up to expectations. We wish Rahul succeeds in direction and Sushanth excels in action.Related LinksSamantha Ruth Prabhu to release Rahul Ravindran's film Title andRahul Ravindran makes Chinmayi happyA Childhood dream come true, Rahul Ravindran set to make his
Naga Chaitanya on a Promo Tour for Krishna Marimuthu’s Yuddham Sharanam

Naga Chaitanya on a Promo Tour for Krishna Marimuthu’s Yuddham Sharanam

2017 has been a great year, so far, for Akkineni Nagarjuna’s elder son Naga Chaitanya. After he got engaged to Samantha  Ruth Prabhu back in January, Naga Chaitanya scored a huge hit with ‘Ra Randoi Veduka Choodham’ in the direction of Kalyan Krishna, and now his upcoming action and romantic entertainer ‘Yuddham Sharanam’ is a dream come true considering that it has been directed by his best friend Krishna Marimuthu. The film is scheduled to hit the theaters this Friday on 8th September and the team is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that it is promoted well.As a part of promotional activities, the makers organized a promotional tour across Andhra in which Naga Chaitanya along with rest of the team are participating. The  tour started on 5th September and  ‘Yuddham Sharanam’  team  visited Chaityana Engineering College in Vizag, Godavari Engineering College (GIET) in Rajahmundry and Vishnu Engineering College (women's) in Bhimavaram. On 6th  September,  the team visited Ramachandra Engineering College in Eluru and Vignan University in Guntur where the team received overwhelming response by the students everywhere.The audio launch of Yuddham Sharanam was released on 27th August and the event was attended by Baahubali director SS Rajamouli and  Nene Raju Nene Mantri and Ghazi star Rana Daggubati. Lavanya Tripathi is playing the love interest of   Chaitu. Apart from lead pair, the film has other cast includes Rao Ramesh, Revathi, Murali Sharma, Ravi Varma and Priyadarshi Pullikonda in supporting role.Sai Korrapati and Rajani Korrapati are bankrolling the film  under the banner Vaaraahi Chalana Chitram. While David R. Nathan had penned the story, who had previously written Nani starrer Gentleman, the screenplay has been written by Krishna Marimuthu whereas Abburi Ravi had penned the dialogues.In Yuddham Sharanam , Naga Chaitanya is playing a youngster, who opts out of his regular job to make long-distance drones, and the crux of the story is about he takes on a dreaded gangster, played by Srikanth.After the release of  Yuddham Sharanam, Naga Chaitanya will join the set  for Chandoo Mondeti’s action entertainer 'Savyasachi'.  Currently all eyes are on his wedding with Samantha Ruth Prabhu which will take place on 6th October in Goa.Related Linksnaga chaitanya and chandoo mondeti's savyasachi gets start datenaga chaitanya gives us style goalYuddham Sharanam: CBFC gives Naga Chaitanya's film U/A
Queen Remake: Manjima Mohan for Malayalam, Tamannah for Telugu, Kajal Aggarwal for Tamil and Parul Yadav for Kannada

Queen Remake: Manjima Mohan for Malayalam, Tamannah for Telugu, Kajal Aggarwal for Tamil and Parul Yadav for Kannada

Earlier, the filmmakers had announced to remake Bollywood superhit film Queen in all four south Indian languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Manjima Mohan, who debuted opposite Akkineni Naga Chaitanya in Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo is all set to be a part of the Malayalam remake of the Queen in which  Kangana Ranaut played the lead role.  Baahubali actress Tamannah Bhatia has been roped to play the female lead in it’s Telugu remake, Kajal Aggarwal  is the part of its Tamil version whereas Parul Yadav  who is playing lead role in its Kannada  version, has already joined the set and the movie is titled as ‘Butterfly’ in Kannada. Ramesh Aravind, who  has directed several critically acclaimed films like Uthama Villain and Rama Shama Bhama in past, is helming its Kannada and Tamil version. Mediente, the production house is bankrolling the project.The sources say that Manjima Mohan is on the board for its Malayalam version. However, an official announcement on the same is awaited. National award winning director Neelakanta,   who is  known for for his award winning films like Show and Missamma,  will helm both the Telugu and Malayalam versions of the film.The film also stars  British beauty Amy Jackson in the role played by Lisa Haydon in the original movie. She will be seen in all the four versions of Queen Remake.After delivering Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo in Tollywood, Manjima did not sign any Telugu  movie till date, though she received lot of applause for her performance. So she moved to Kollywood and Queen remake is going to be her second Malayalam film.Queen is the story of a young Punjabi girl, played by Kangana Ranaut, who embarks on her honeymoon to Paris alone after her fiancé calls off the wedding. Kangana has won multiple National Awards including the Best Actress for Queen. Rajkummar Rao played the lead role.On the otherside, currently Manjima Mohan is busy in her upcoming Tamil action comedy film ‘Ippadai Vellum’ in the direction of Gaurav Narayanan in which Udhayanidhi Stalin is playing the lead role.Related LinksKajal will be 'Queen' of southNeelakanta to direct Telugu remake of Bollywood 'Queen| Tollywood News - Tollywood
Allari Naresh: No ‘Arjun Reddy’ like Controversy in \'Meda Meeda Abbayi’

Allari Naresh: No ‘Arjun Reddy’ like Controversy in 'Meda Meeda Abbayi’

Everyone is aware of that Allari  Naresh ruled the Telugu Film Industry as the comedy king. However, the success streak came to a stop with back to back flops as monotony has set in regarding his characterizations. After delivering 11 continuous failures, Allari Naresh not failed to grab offers and he is confident on his upcoming film  ‘Meda Meeda Abbayi’, which is arriving at the theaters tomorrow on 8th September.  Recently during the pre-release event of Meda Meeda Abbayi,  The Hit machine Natural star Nani said  that earlier he suggested Naresh to try something different not the usual comedy stuff but after watching the trailer of the movie, he is sure that the film is going to be different for Allari Naresh. On the other side, Naresh also said that this time he would deliver a hit movie.Recently in promotional interview, Allari Naresh spoke about the Kissing controversy scene in the recently released film ‘Arjun Reddy’ starring Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey, directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga. He said, “ In Meda Meeda Abbaayi, there is no such romantic intensity scene in the film like Arjun Reddy.” Avasarala Srinivas said, "The hero and heroine in Arjun Reddy aren’t like a couple. So, there would be no scope for any kissing or controversial scenes."Allari Naresh shared the link of Meda Meedha Abbayi trailer on his twitter page and tagged Rana, he wrote, “Last bencher. Director. But lover? #MedaMeedhaAbbayi - the official theatrical trailer” .  Coming to the dialogue punch using Rana Daggubati, Allari Naresh explained how  Baahubali star Rana reacted to it. Rana was surprised and didn’t understand why Naresh was tagged him  along with the trailer of ‘Meda Meeda Abbaayi’ .   Hence  he called Allari  Naresh to ask about it.  Naresh requested Rana to watch the trailer and punched dialogues, “After watching the trailer, Rana  didn’t object and  compliment to him. He also wished Naresh by his retweet, “Abbayi all the best!! See u soon.”Meda Meedha Abbayi is  the remake of the popular Malayalam movie 'Oru Vadakkan Selfie', directed by G Prajith and bankrolled by Boppana Chandra Sekhar under Jaahnavi Films whereas it has the music by “Gunturodu” fame D.J. Vasanth.Nikhila Vimal is playing the female lead. The film has other stars Avasarala Srinivas, Jay Prakash and Hyper Aadhi, in supporting role.Related Linksallari naresh opens up about mahesh25Meda Meeda Abbayi Censor reportMeda Meedha Abbayi First Look
Jai Lava Kusa: Fearless, Cruel and Ruthless Jai\'s Hot Romance with Niveda Thomas

Jai Lava Kusa: Fearless, Cruel and Ruthless Jai's Hot Romance with Niveda Thomas

Jr.NTR’s  Jai Lava Kusa is one of the much awaited film of this month which is scheduled to hit the theaters on 21st September. If you are a fan of the lively and charismatic  Tarak then get ready to rejoice as we have some wonderful news in store for you. In an exciting development, the makers of his eagerly-awaited ‘Jai Lava Kusa’ have released some stills from the film. It is known news that Tarak is playing triple role-Jai, Lava and Kusa.Earlier it was expected that In the film both Lava and Kusa character will have their lady love and  will be seen romancing with them, and Jai character- the villain, will not have any.  But the recently released still proved that assumption is wrong as negative character played by Tarak is seen romancing with Niveda Thomas. Earlier it was expected that good Jr.NTR character’s  Lava and Kusa will romance with Raashi Khanna and Nivetha Thomas  but this still is showing something different.NTR who is well known  to fall into the skin of his character, is coming up with different look. He  has left no stone unturned to give justice to his villain  character in Jai Lava Kusa. Coming on the photograph, NTR is seen is mass avatar which he carried off like a boss. Look at that piercing on the ear of fearless, cruel and ruthless  Tarak  in this picture,  twirled moustache is just elevating the hot factor. Moreover, his confident body language gels with his dashing avatar quite well and propels it to new heights. Niveda Thomas who is popular for homely look, has also raised up her glamour quotient.Going by this still, it looks like Lava Kumar who is playing bank manager at a private bank will romance Raashi Khanna while playboy Kusa will not have any heroine in the film.  It means Kusa will be seen with item number Tamannah Bhatia. Ronit Roy is also a part of the cast. He will be seen in a negative role in this one.Jai Lava Kusa is helmed by KS Ravindra alias Bobby and produced by Nandamuri Kalyanram wheras it has the music by Devi Sri Prasad. ‘Jai Lava Kusa’ will be Jr NTR’s first release of the year. He was last seen in ‘Janatha Garage’ in 2016.Related Linksntr & bandla ganesh team up for hattrickBigg Boss Telugu: Jr NTR denies cheatingrajamouli wants only jr.ntr | Tollywood News
Kusa teaser from Jr NTR’s Jai Lava Kusa will be out on 8th September

Kusa teaser from Jr NTR’s Jai Lava Kusa will be out on 8th September

Currently busy with reality show Bigg Boss Telugu,  Young Tiger Jr NTR's much-awaited Jai Lava Kusa is gearing up for grand release on 21st September.  Already  the makers have unveiled  the teaser of Jai and Lava character and now all eyes are on Kusa teaser.  According to the latest update, Kusa teaser from Jai Lava Kusa will be unveiled on 8th September at 10 am.  The recently released teasers have given hints that  Lava Kumar is a manager at a private bank  whereas Jai is villain. He looked  stunning as the menacing villain Asura in teaser.This is the first Tarak has teamed up with his brother Kalyanram for a project and it is being produced under the banner of NTR Arts and directed by  KS Ravindra alias Bobby. The film also  stars Niveda Thomas and Raashi Khanna. Bollywood actor Ronit Roy is playing main antagonist and Jai Lava Kusa marks his Telugu debut. Baahubali  actress Tamannah Bhatia has been brought on the board to shake legs on item song. Milky beauty will add extra spice in this action entertainer.Recently during the media interaction producer Kalyanram said, “I am delighted to produce my brother Jr.NTR’s 27th film on our home banner NTR Arts. Jai Lava Kusa will have the very best technical standards and production values.“ On the other side, NTR said, “It is very rare that an actor gets such amazing script and role. The script of Jai Lava Kusa  is one of his most satisfying scripts in my  career.” Tarak also showered praises on his brother, Kalyan Ram . He termed the project as a gift to his parents.Jai Lava Kusa features Tarak in  triple roles, in diverse avatars, and is said to be playing a character with negative shades as well. For one of his roles,  Janatha  Garage star will be seen wearing prosthetics.  Jai Lava Kusa will lock horns with Mahesh Babu and AR Murugadoss’s spy thriller  Spyder at the box-office and it’s going to be a very interesting battle to watch out for.Related LinksJai Lava Kusa story gets leakedAudio Review : Jai Lava Kusa : The soundtrack for Jr. NTR's actionJr. NTR Remuneration for Jai Lava Kusa
Rajamouli and Shankar Special Guests for Murugadoss and Mahesh Babu’s SPYder audio event

Rajamouli and Shankar Special Guests for Murugadoss and Mahesh Babu’s SPYder audio event

Arguably, Superstar Mahesh Babu's spy thriller  Spyder is the most anticipated Telugu release this year. While the film is gearing up for a grand release on the occasion of  Dussehra, reports suggested that a leaked video from Spyder went viral online. The makers, however, have rubbished the rumours about the alleged leak by saying that there's been no footage leak.As all we know that SPYder is bilingual Telugu-Tamil film and it marks Mahesh’s debut in Kollywood, he wants one lead star of South Indian Film Industry to introduce him to the audiences  in  Tamil  Film Industry. Earlier it was heard that Superstar Rajinikanth will grace Spyder event in Chennai, which is organized by  Spyder makers but now report suggests that the name of two other guests have been added in the list and they are none other than Baahubali film maker SS Rajamouli and ‘2.0’  director Shankar. The sources close to the film  unit say that Rajamouli and Shankar will be the chief guest of Tamil audio launch event.  However, an official confirmation is awaited regarding it.Directed by A.R. Murugadoss,  made  on the lavish budget of Rs 110 Cr, Spyder will see Mahesh Babu as a stylish Investigative officer, while SJ Suryah will play the prime antagonist. Georgeous diva Rakul Preet Singh will play the female lead.  Apart from the them, the film has  Bharath, RJ Balaji and others are also in the cast.The music is scored by Harris Jayaraj. Santosh Shivan wields the camera whereas the editing is by Sreekar Prasad. Ever since the project had gone on the floors, fans and movie lovers have been madly waiting for the film as it marks Mahesh's first film with Tamil director AR Murugadoss. According to trade pundits, Spyder is very likely to do a business close to Rs 200 Cr. Spyder is scheduled to hit the theaters on 27th September Worldwide.Related LinksRajamouli praises Nene Raju Nene Mantrishankar & lyca to team up for comedianCaste wars over Posters between Mahesh Babu and Pawan Kalyan
Neelakanta to direct Telugu remake of Bollywood \'Queen\', Tamannah to play the lead?

Neelakanta to direct Telugu remake of Bollywood 'Queen', Tamannah to play the lead?

Recently it was reported that  Bollywood super hit film ‘Queen’ starring Kangana Ranaut, is being remade in four languages-  Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam,  features four  different actresses in each one. In Kannada Version, Paul Yadav is essaying the role of Kangana,  the Tamil version will feature gorgeous diva Kajal Aggarwal who is basking in the glory of recently released Rana Daggubati’s Nene  Raju Nene Mantri. Now according to the latest buzz, Baahubali actress Tamannah Bhatia has been approached to play the female lead role in its Telugu remake. An official announcement in this regard will be made in a week.National award winning director Neelakanta is all set to direct the Telugu remake of blockbuster Bollywood film, Queen. The sources say the he has already started to work on this remake.   Presently  Neelakanta is busy preparing the script and once he completes it, he wants to start shoot.The source says,  “Initially, a few names were considered to be roped in as director. But eventually, the project landed in the safe hands of  creative and talented director Neelakanta who is known for his award winning films like ‘Show’ and ‘Missamma’. A Mumbai based businessman would be producing the film.”British Bomb Amy Jackson will reprise the character of Lisa Haydon in all the four languages of Queen remake. Tamil filmmaker Thiagarajan has grabbed the remake rights of Queen for whooping price.   The Kannada version has been titled Butterfly, in which Parul is playing the female lead. Actor-filmmaker Ramesh Aravind is helming the Kannada version.Queen became a game changer for Kangana Ranaut after it won multiple National Awards including the Best Actress.  It is all about  the self-discovering journey of a traditional Delhi girl when she goes on a solo honeymoon trip to Paris after her wedding is called off by the groom, played by Rajkummar Rao.Related Linksprabhas cameo in tamannah's khamoshiOops! Tamanna turns item girl for NTR?Kajal Tamanna what is that discussion?
Three roles of Jr.NTR in Jai Lava Kusa set to the screen on Fire with negative shades

Three roles of Jr.NTR in Jai Lava Kusa set to the screen on Fire with negative shades

Jr NTR is currently busy is his upcoming much awaited film Jai Lava Kusa which is being helmed by KS Ravindra alias Bobby.  It is  one of most awaited films that is expected to hit the screens this holiday season. The film has been creating a lot of buzz in the industry ever since it went on the floors, thanks to its lead star Jr NTR. It is for the first time,  Tarak is playing three different roles in the film in his career. And his looks in the film, which were revealed by a series of teasers and posters by the filmmakers, are already a hit with the fans. The film is also reportedly doing a strong pre-release business.The fans are curious to know about his three different characters. Rumors are speculating about his character in Jai Lava Kusa that Jr.NTR lead role would be a Bank Employee with an extremely emotional nature named Lava Kumar, the second one might be a thief named Kusa and in last role Tarak  will be seen as a villain- Ravana Bhakt  in the movie his name for a negative role is Jai. We have to wait and see how the three roles will justify the role in negative shades.The music album of the film was scheduled to be launched at a grand event last Sunday. However, they called it off citing heavy rains and Ganesha festival celebrations. The makers are going to  launch the trailer on 10th September in a grand release event in Hyderabad. The film stars Raashi Khanna and Nivetha Thomas in the lead roles. Bollywood actor Ronit Roy is playing main antagonist. Nandamuri Kalyan Ram is producing the film under the banner of  NTR Arts and Sensational music composer  Devi Sri Prasad has composed the music. Jai Lava Kusa is scheduled for release on 21st September, targeting pooja holidays. The film will lock horns with Mahesh Babu and AR Murugadoss’s  highly-anticipated bilingual film, Spyder, at the box office.On a related note, ‘Jai Lava Kusa’ will be Tarak first release of the year. He was last seen in the 2016 release ‘Janatha Garage’ , directed by Koratala Siva, which did well at the box office.Related LinksDISGUSTING! Dhanraj on Jr.NTR's Bigg BossJr. NTR Remuneration for Jai Lava KusaJai Lava Kusa story gets leaked
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